Wendell Pierce

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Wendell Pierce

Born

12/8/1962

Died

1/1/2008

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Pierce was born in New Orleans and raised in a neighborhood next to Lake Pontchartrain. His mother was a teacher and his father, a WWII veteran, worked as a maintenance engineer. He attended the New Orleans Centre for Creative Arts high school where he graduated as a Presidential…more

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    • Wendell: I hope that people will look at The Wire and look at the humanity in it, as harsh as the show can be, and understand that there is humanity and that there is shared experience. No matter how far your life may be from these characters' lives, it's a shared experience. There's hopes, there's dreams, there's inadequacies, there's strengths, just like with every human experience.

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